Congo, The Democratic Republic of the


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Committee : World Health Organization

Country : Democratic Republic of the Congo

Delegate : Maxime Bordère, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg

Topic : « Addressing Issues of Mental Health in Areas of Conflict »

As a country torn apart by numerous wars and inner strife, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is home to many areas under the daily threat of armed conflicts. It therefore relies heavily on the help of the WHO to provide medical attention to its citizens. Several armed groups are opposing the government of Kinshasa, and make it very difficult to intervene in remote areas. Refugees are at great ...